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ostiole

[′äs·tē‚ōl]
(biology)
A small orifice or pore.

ostiole

A small entrance.
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Laessee & Spooner, los cuales tienen la papila ostiolar mas pro nunciada y las caracteristicas lineas negras que aparecen en la zona baja del sustrato, ademas de tener las ascosporas de mayor longitud (Granmo et al.
Chemical or genetic cues, left at the ostiolar entrance by female fig wasps, as well as genetic recognition have been suggested as possible mechanisms for some of these assumptions of the LMC models (Frank 1983a, 1983b, 1985).
Ventral coloration: head including rostral segments I to IV, thorax, ostiolar peritreme, legs, abdomen, and genital capsule black; tarsal segments dark orange.
It differs from Sthenaridea by the more elongate body, the strongly campanulate pronotum with a quadrate velvety patch on each callus, the shape of the ostiolar scent gland auricle lacking a distinct knob dorsally at the end of the scent channel, and the simple S-shaped endosoma.
Epidermis of YLG was unisseriate with isodiametric and rectangular cells in transverse section, turning into papilose ones and covered with a slightly more thickened cuticle at the ostiolar region (Fig.
Ventral coloration: Head yellow except brown to black bucculae; rostral segments I to IV brownish hazel; thorax brown; mesosternum transversely yellowish hazel; ostiolar peritreme dark yellow tinged with pale brown marks; coxae yellow with basal third orange hazel; trochanters yellow; femora brown, basal third yellow; tibiae pale brown; tarsi brown, except each basal segment with anterior third dark yellow; abdominal sterna pale brown, pleural margins yellow; pygophore pale brown.